Opened in 2009, Wildcard has a charm that pulls shoppers of all ages to come here again and again. This quaint gift shop, with its exposed brick walls and neatly arranged displays, is one of the best places to get unique gifts for your loved ones. Featuring local artisans, they have a lovely collection of stationery, cards, jewelry, wallets, bags, crafts, paintings and t-shirts that are truly a souvenir whether you are a traveler or not. One thing is for sure, you will never tire of looking at the selection in Wildcard.
Located in the West End neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Artifacts is a beautiful shop that houses the largest collection of antiques in the country. With over 25,000 rugs in their collection, they also store some beautiful sculptures, magnificent chandeliers, ancient artwork and furniture. Their 300,000 square foot (27870.91 square meters) shop is filled to the brim with antiques from countries like Africa and Russia. So if you are a big fan of classy old-world pieces and don't mind spending a pretty penny, then this place is just for you.
An upscale shopping district, the Walnut Street is located in the Shadyside neighborhood of the city. This charming little street is home to one of the best brands and designer showrooms, and houses brands like Apple, Victoria's Secret, White House Black Market and Banana Republic among others. Apart from these boutiques, there are also many classy fine-dining restaurants on the street, where you can opt to dine after you finish your shopping trip.
Located just north of Pittsburgh, the Ross Park Mall opened its doors in 1986; and has been a favorite among shoppers ever since. It has a mind blowing retail space of 1,212,000 square feet (112,600 square meters), with Sears, JCPenney, Nordstrom and Macy's as its prime attractions. This upscale shopping center houses some of the best brands in clothing, food and jewelry in its 160 odd stores. Tiffany & Co., California Pizza Kitchen, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Apple and The Cheesecake Factory are some of the places to check out at this classy mall. Regular events keep taking place to entertain the crowd.
The Strip District, or just The Stripm has been a vibrant shopping district since the early 20th Century. This bustling neighborhood, with its converted factories and warehouses, has an array of shops ranging from meat, poultry, and fish to sports and housewares. From nightclubs to bars and breweries to unique boutiques, you will find it all at The Strip. Don't miss visiting this spot when in the city.
Touted to be the the world's largest vinyl record store, Jerry's Records has an impressive collection of over one million records. Opened in 1980, this Squirrel Hill establishment is a die-hard vinyl fan's paradise. This simple, old-fashioned store with no modern technology to back it up is all about music and has an amazing selection of turntables that will make you dance with glee. The prices are very affordable and the vinyls are priceless. You will only find quality here and, yes, a superb variety as well. Don't miss this legendary spot if you are a music lover.
Since 1932, the Broff family has operated this fine jewelry store. It specializes in antique and estate jewelry, but also deals in coins, stamps and other, more exotic items—because Broff's is also the last pawnshop in the Pittsburgh area. The company is very discreet with their clients, who include the former Pittsburgh Steelers player who cashed in on his Super Bowl ring. The store also recently sold a 30-carat diamond wristwatch, which was a gift to actress Joan Crawford from her fifth husband.
Kirner's is a special kind of store. The business is dedicated to the Catholic religion. The owner specializes in repairing rosary beads. He doesn't charge for the service, but donations are requested. The money is used to help the homeless through the Red Door Program of St. Mary's Catholic Church in downtown. Kirner's also sells a variety of new rosaries, which range in price from USD40 to USD400. Besides rosaries, the store carries a wide variety of books and merchandise geared toward the Catholic religion.
The Foot Locker store located at Fifth Avenue in Pennsylvania has a wide selection of shoes. There is a kid's foot locker next door which features boys, girls, toddlers and infant shoes. The men's and women's section has selection of shoes from various brands, most of them focusing on sporty and athletic footwear. There are shoes available for basketball, running or simply gym training and volleyball shoes for women. There are also shoes for casual wear and boots featured. Apart from shoes, socks, t-shirts, hoodies, jackets, hats and pants are also available. The store is wheelchair accessible.
Located inside the 45 story tower 'One Oxford Centre', the Atrium is a wonderful glass structure which houses an array of shops, contemporary restaurants and nightclubs. At this place visitors have a wide range of choice from where they can pick up clothes, jewelery, accessories, flowers and chocolates. One can experience a different journey at this place with the beautiful structure and wide choice of products.
Located on Grant Street, Larrimor's offers menswear at reasonable prices. From formal clothes to casual gear, it sells a wide selection of stylish garments, and also stocks a small but impressive range of footwear. The display is dressed to impress, and you can too, by picking up a new outfit that doesn't make a big impression on your wallet!
Find an exhaustive range of reasonably priced clothing, home essentials and other products at Downtown's Burlington Coat Factory. Part of a huge chain of departmental stores, this Downtown outlet features departments like maternity wear, home décor, baby beds and sportswear, among others. The friendly staff and the convenient location make it one of Pittsburgh's favorite departmental stores to shop at.